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Discussion in 'Ampage Area' started by Trash Kidd, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Age:
    52
    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    507BAB58-0468-48AD-BE9E-6782CE148F47.jpeg Well after reading many pros & cons & good reviews & bad reviews i went out last week & bought a brand new Fender Blues Junior in Laquered Tweed with Jensen speaker.
    Well the gamble paid off! I’m in love with this thing! Wasn’t really a gamble I’d played through a friend’s Blues Junior couple of weeks back lol
    The main reason i bought it is my band are getting pretty busy gigging & i have an ongoing shoulder injury from carrying heavy amps!
    The Blues Junior weighs in at 31 pounds. Light & easy to transport.
    I’m knocked out how good this little thing sounds & how loud it is for the rated 15Watts.
    It sounds every bit like a much bigger Fender amp.
    Got that beautiful Fender sparkle.
    Push the volume to about 6 & the break up/overdriven sound is great! A better overdrive sound than on the drive channel of my old Hot Rod De’Ville 4x10 sold just over a year ago.
    Overall this amp sounds great not at all small or “boxy” sounding.
    This a loud amp! Ok most of the shows we play I'm mic’d up through a PA but in rehearsal yesterday un mic’d I managed to get the master volume on 3 before being told i was too loud Lol!!!
     
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  2. Pete66

    Pete66 Gretschie

    282
    Nov 18, 2015
    Wyre and Fylde
    Another amp!
    Ho Ho!
    Those Blues Jrs are incredibly loud for 15 watts. Friend of mine has 2, a tweed and a red sparkle one. Have used them occasionally and they were great. Nice score TK!
     
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  3. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Synchromatic

    Age:
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    596
    Dec 7, 2011
    United States
    Nothin beats that new tone smell! Good deal!
     
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  4. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Congrats man. 31 lbs is awesome. Weight is arguably the most important factor to me now for amps and guitars - i just wont consider products above a certain weight.
     
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  5. T Bone

    T Bone Country Gent

    I have one of those too, like it a lot. I think they sound even a bit better after a little break in time. They are I think way ahead of the standard Blues Jrs. Plus the cosmetics are so cool, remind me a LOT of my old tweed Princetons I had in the 90s (a 57 and a 59 if I recall correctly).
     
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  6. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Country Gent

    Congrats Trash Kidd! I moved down on weight recently, too, so I completely get why you did that.

    A couple of years ago, my local music store had a new small Fender Blues Jr. sitting out on the floor, so I decided to give it a try (after being told how awesome it was), and I was really impressed with what I heard. Congrats again on making the move!
     
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  7. b80_

    b80_ Electromatic

    38
    Jun 21, 2018
    Mississippi, USA
    Awesome! Those tweed Blues Jr's are amazing!
     
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